It's summer and it's time for growing beans. Whether fresh or dried, there are so many options to grow this season. We have our favorites (looking at you, lima and yard-long beans). What are yours?
Our latest YouTube video shares tips on how to harvest lima beans, either fresh or dry. These beans are delicious either way, and they're easy to grow.
We've never been much of a fan of green beans, but when we started growing Yard Long beans we fell in love. This week's video is all about growing Yard Long beans (AKA Asparagus beans).
This week's newest video explores the techniques involved in processing dry beans for storage. We walk you through, step by step, to ensure your dry beans don't go bad on the shelf. It's a fun project you can do with family, or with friends within your safety bubble.
Whether you call them Green Pod Red Bean Long Beans, or Asparagus Beans, or Chinese Yard-Long Beans, one thing is for sure: they are tasty!
It happens to even the most savvy gardener. You go out of town on vacation and when you return, there are beans...lots of beans. Not just any beans, overripe beans.…
The Three Sisters garden is a Native American planting technique that consists of beans, corn and squash. The corn is planted first, and when it reaches 2 feet tall, pole beans are planted around the
corn. The beans use the corn as a trellis to climb. Then squash (usually pumpkins) are planted around the base of the corn and beans to provide shade so the sun won't dry out the soil. It's been done
for centuries... let's see how I can screw it up.
The corn part went well. It's the beans that ...
You'll find them in Indian food, hearty soups, and as a ubiquitous staple of the salad bar at Soup Plantation, but you might not know how good they really are until you've cooked them yourself.
Garbanzo beans, also known as chick peas, are usually undercooked when you buy them canned, and certainly don't hold a lot of flavor on their own (kind of like tofu), but they are a great base for
many dishes and very satisfying to grow.
We experimented with growing garbanzo beans in our test ...
A while back I mentioned that I was planting a new heirloom variety that I'd never grown before. Well, today the first harvest of said heirloom plants. Dragon tongue beans are making quite a show in the garden, right next to the ...